The purpose of the WIOA youth program is to assist eligible in school and out-of-school youth achieve academic and employment success year round.
Out-of-school youth under WIOA is a person between the ages of 16 and 24 who is not attending ANY school and is one or more of the following: a school dropout; a youth who is within age of compulsory school attendance in Nevada but has not attended for at least the most recent complete school year calendar quarter; a youth with a high school diploma or equivalent who is low income and is basic skills deficient or is an English language learner; an offender; a homeless, runaway or foster youth; a pregnant or parenting youth; a youth with a disability; or a low-income individual who requires additional assistance to enter or complete an educational program or to secure and hold employment.
Youth can apply with one of the service providers listed below:
- Help of Southern Nevada (Northern Cluster and Rural Mesquite)
- Lincoln County Workforce
- Nye Community Coalition
- One Stop Career Center ResCare (Laughlin NV)
- One Stop Career Center ResCare (Central Cluster)
- Youth Advocate Programs
The following link will provide you with contact information for each service provider:
Program Partner Contact List